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    • Korean War Letter from Darrell Vernon Couch to Jesse G Dorsey 2 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Military training; Columbus Air Force Base (Miss.); United States. Air Force--Military life; Correspondence
    • Vernon really appreciates all the letters Jesse has sent him. He is giving Jesse his new address. He is in flight training school which it tough because of the long hours and lots of studying. He still has to go to another school for advanced...
    • Korean War Letter from Darrell Vernon Couch to Jesse G Dorsey 31 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Military training; Columbus Air Force Base (Miss.); United States. Air Force--Military life; Correspondence
    • Vernon is informing Jesse of his address change. Vernon is in flight training in Columbus, Mississippi. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War Correspondence collection. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
    • Korean War Letter from Marvin R Bottorff to Jesse G Dorsey 23 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Military training--Air Force Electronic Center; Ground Controlled Approach Unit
    • Marvin is back in the Air Force Electronic Center school. He is studying a new Ground Controlled Approach system. He describes how the new system works. He is having a hard time with his class because there was very little review of fundamentals....
    • Korean War Letter from Marvin R Bottorff to Jesse G Dorsey 23 Feb 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio); Basic training (Military education)--Ground Controlled Approach mechanics; Radar mechanics; United States....
    • Marvin lives with his wife in regular quarters. He says that he forgets about writing to Jesse. He is at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. He attended a basic radar mechanics course in Biloxi, Mississippi. He took a Ground Controlled Approach...
    • Korean War Letter from Stanley B Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 17 Apr 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Norton Air Force Base (Calif.); United States. Air Force--Military life--Intelligence Officer; Correspondence
    • Stanley is at Norton Air Force Base in California. He likes it there. He is working in the Intelligence Section. This letter is part of the Jesse G. Dorsey Korean War Correspondence collection. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and...
    • Korean War Letter from V Bruce Stockdell to Jesse G Dorsey 19 Mar 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Air Force--Military life; Vienna (Austria); Correspondence
    • Bruce thanks Jesse for sending him a Speed-O-Meter but will understand if he cannot send them in the future. He only recognized one name in the paper. He is currently in Vienna and cannot say anything about his work other than he is in the Air...
    • Korean War Letter from G C Miller to Jesse G Dorsey 8 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Mobile (Ala.); Correspondence; United States. Air Force--Military life--Pilot; Military aircraft
    • G. C. is stationed in Mobile, Alabama. Being away from home approximately ten years has made it difficult to remember people’s names. He has a new assignment flying a large airplane, the C-74. He still flies overseas carrying cargo and passengers...
    • Korean War Letter from Maynard C McRae to Jesse G Dorsey 16 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Correspondence; Pusan (Korea); Pohang (Korea); Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross
    • Maynard writes from Pohang, Korea that they are building quite a few new buildings on base. He says they have a pool table and ping pong table in the recreation hall, along with other games donated by the Red Cross. He travels to Pusan for dental...
    • Korean War Letter from Marvin R Bottorff to Jesse G Dorsey 14 Jul 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Ground Controlled Approach Unit; Correspondence; Military promotions
    • Marvin is now a Master Sergeant after 8.5 years of service. He describes various jobs and schooling he had throughout his career. He is working in a Ground Controlled Approach unit. His wife Joy planted the back yard full of flowers. Roy Samples...
    • Korean War Letter from Maynard C McRae to Jesse G Dorsey 30 Mar 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Correspondence; Pohang-dong (Pohang, South Korea)
    • Maynard talks about doing basic training in Texas then going to Air Police school in Florida. He travels to California, Japan, and then gets stationed in Korea. The base he is on operates an emergency landing strip for planes on the front lines. He...
    • Korean War Letter from Marvin R Bottorff to Jesse G Dorsey 18 Apr 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Ohio); United States. Air Force--Military life; AMC Air Material Command; Ground Controlled Approach; Instrument...
    • Marvin is at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. He explains what different abbreviations mean including AACS, AMC, GCA, and ILS. He explains what the function is of the jobs. He explains how they can land planes in low visibility conditions. His dad...
    • Korean War Letter from William M Merry to Jesse G Dorsey 26 Jun 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Keesler Air Force Base (Miss.); Luke Air Force Base (Ariz.); Lackland Air Force Base (Tex.); United States. Air Force--Military life; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence
    • William was stationed at Lackland Air Force Base and then Keesler Air Force Base. He attended a 6 month course in Radio Operation. His fiancé Moneta Reardon visited him. He is more interested in art and tells about his sign shop back home in...
    • Korean War Letter from Marvin R Bottorff to Jesse G Dorsey 29 Sep 1953

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Air Force--Military life; Ground Controlled Approach Unit; Taegu (Korea); Pussan (Korea); Fuchu (Japan)
    • Marvin is currently stationed in Japan but had to go to Korea. He went to survey for a site to locate radar equipment. He has been to several countries overseas and thinks Korea is the most primitive. He does not see what is being fought over. The...
    • Korean War Letter from Stanley B Hinton to Jesse G Dorsey 5 Sept 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); United States. Air Force--Military life--Intelligence Officer; Military education; Military promotions; Correspondence
    • Stanley has received another stripe and is now a Staff Sergeant. He had been attending school in Denver, Colorado. He is currently working as Intelligence Officer. He really likes the officer he works for. Paul David sent him a letter. This letter...
    • Korean War Letter from H Fritz Woods to Jesse G Dorsey 30 Sep 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Sheppard Air Force Base (Tex.); Military training--Air Craft and Engine Mechanics; Correspondence
    • Fritz is stationed at Sheppard Air Force base in Texas where he is an instructor in the Air Craft and Engine Mechanics department. He enjoys teaching and recalls an experience of instructing a group of Turkish students. He wants to know where Bill...

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